District News & Events

Morning News, Monday, September 10
Posted 09/10/2018 07:57AM

Daily Announcements

September 10, 2018

Today is Day 2


The rotation for today is:

HR-A-B-C-D-E-DS-F-G

TUESDAY – THURSDAY  DIRECTED  STUDY ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Nachos

Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn, Beans

Salsa

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • John Smith is elected Council President of Jamestown in 1608

  • Nathan Hale volunteers to spy for the Continental Army in 1776

  • The US Navy defeats the British Fleet in the Battle of Lake Erie in 1813

  • Elias Howe patents the sewing machine in 1846

  • German forces occupy Rome in 1943

  • While riding a train to Darjeeling, Sister Teresa Bojaxhiu of the Loreto Sisters' Convent claims to have heard the call of God, directing her "to leave the convent and help the poor while living among them". She would become known as Mother Teresa

  • 20 African-American students enter public schools in Alabama in 1963

  • The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in history is powered up in Geneva, Switzerland in 2008


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

Joey Gorham

Savanna Serafin

Paige Varley


NOTABLE BIRTHS

  • Maria Theresa, Queen of King Louis XIV of France  (1638)

  • Henry Purcell, composer   (1659)

  • Rin Tin Tin I, German Shepherd dog of movie fame   (1918)

  • Arnold Palmer, golfer   (1929)

  • Charles Kuralt, journalist  (1934)

  • Roger Maris, baseball player   (1934)

  • Jose Feliciano, singer   (1945)

  • Chris Columbus, movie director   (1958)


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • World Suicide Prevention Day


FIRST  LEGO LEAGUE

Any student interested in joining the FIRST Lego Robotics team should plan on attending a meeting THIS EVENING in room 1800 at Berlin High School. The meeting will begin at 6:30 and end by 8. Students must bring a parent to the meeting.

GIRLS  SOCCER

The dates for girls soccer tryouts have changed! Tryouts will now begin on Wednesday 9/12 from 2:30-4:00. Tryouts will continue Thursday 9/13 and Tuesday 9/18 from 2:30-4:00. Please make sure you have signed up on Family ID and have a physical on file with the nurse. Any questions, please speak with Ms Cooper in room 215 or Ms Buzzelli in room 232.


ANIME  CLUB

Japanese/Anime Club will be meeting every 1st and 3rd Thursday in room 223. We will watch anime cartoons, study Japanese writing, learn some Japanese phrases and do origami. Get a permission slip from the front office. Late bus passes are provided. See you there! 


BOYS  SOCCER

Tryouts for the Boys' Soccer Team will be held TODAY, Tuesday and Wednesday after school.  Please speak with Mr. Beaupre or
Mr. Centurelli if you would like to try out but missed this week's meeting.


CROSS  COUNTRY

Cross Country will practice today rain or shine.   See you there!


BAND  DS

TODAY: all 7th and 8th grade Trumpets & Percussion (& buckets)

TUESDAY:  all 7th grade band & 8th grade COMBINED BANDS

THURSDAY:  8th grade band & all 7th and 8th grade TRUMPETS and DRUMMERS

BAND

BERLIN FAIR is FRIDAY:  Meeting time at the fair is 10:45am in uniform!!

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